Undergraduate

AIChE Elects New Leadership Team

By: Andrew Weaver Mississippi State’s local AIChE chapter recently held elections for its officer positions. Eleven chemical engineering students ran for the six key positions. Three ran for Co-President, one ran for External Vice-President, three for Internal Vice-President, one for Secretary and two for Treasurer. Each of the candidates wrote a short bio introducing themselves…

May 31, 2017


A Great Reason to get started in AIChE

A group of Mississippi State’s AIChE chapter members and Dr. Elmore embarked towards San Francisco, CA on November 11, 2016, to attend the national AIChE conference. The conference was hosted inside of the luxurious Hilton Hotel within the Hilton Union Square. Not only did students have the chance to attend one of chemical engineering’s biggest…

May 16, 2017


Halliburton Software Donation to the Petroleum Engineering Program

Halliburton Energy Services, through its Landmark subsidiary, has made a software donation valued at over $3 million to the Bagley College of Engineering in support of the Petroleum Engineering Program. Halliburton is a leading oilfield service provider and its Landmark suite of programs are used around the world in upstream activities. The software includes geosciences,…

March 14, 2017


Chemical and Petroleum Engineering: The Numbers

Andrew Weaver The Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is continuing to grow, and undergraduate enrollment has once again reached record numbers. Combined with more students enrolled in coop programs, and more students earning degrees, the program is larger than ever. Swalm School of Chemical engineering undergraduate enrollment has grown steadily since 2005, setting new records…

January 18, 2017


AIChE News Letter – A Letter from the Editor

After disappearing for several years, the AIChE Newsletter is back and better than ever. We are proud to announce that the newsletter will be updated each semester on the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering webpage and linked to our Facebook page. This new and improved newsletter will help keep everyone connected to news and events…

January 18, 2017


AIChE EWB Grant Award

Amy Schemitsch Erin Wynn is a junior in chemical engineering from Hope Hull, Alabama. She currently is vice president of Engineers Without Borders. She joined Engineers Without Borders during her freshman year while she was living in Hull Hall which was the engineering living learning community.She said “one of the mentors of her hall was…

January 18, 2017


The Freshman Experience in Chemical Engineering

Peyton Johnson A main source of confusion for chemical engineering freshmen is what to expect career-wise upon graduating. The Dave C. Swalm School of Engineering aims to thwart this potential anxiety by offering a crash course in chemical engineering to freshman students, in which they learn some basic aspects of projects that a chemical engineer…

January 18, 2017


MSU AIChE student chapter receives 15th consecutive annual Outstanding Student Chapter award

The Mississippi State student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has received its 15th consecutive annual Outstanding Student Chapter Award.  Based upon accomplishments in scholarship, leadership and service, our student members have distinguished themselves as one of only 17 chapters selected in 2015 from over 240 AIChE student chapters located around the…

August 5, 2016


Three earn scholarships from state petroleum energy society

Three Bagley College of Engineering chemical engineering students are being honored by the Mississippi section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE-Mississippi). At its January meeting, the organization presented each student a $3,000 scholarship to support his education. The three recipients were also recognized for this same honor last year. Each recipient was nominated by…

February 14, 2012